As an undergraduate student here at Flinders University, it is possible to apply to transfer to most other undergraduate degrees by submitting an internal transfer application.
If you have studied at another institution and wish to transfer to Flinders, or the course is not available for internal transfer, or you wish to transfer from a postgraduate course (ie Graduate Certificate to a Graduate Diploma or Masters) you will need to apply via the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).
International students apply for internal transfer through Flinders International. Please contact Flinders International for more information.
Applications are assessed on a continual basis, please check your email inbox regularly for updates on your application.
You should apply for your preferred course through this process if you:
All applications received will be assessed against the minimum academic requirements and any additional requirements to be met including topic pre-requisites, portfolio/audition etc for entry.
Flinderslink is a guaranteed entry scheme for current Flinders University students who achieve the required Grade Point Average in one full-time equivalent semester of study or more and want to transfer to another course. This is a good option if you don’t get your first preference or if you decide to change career direction. Any additional requirements also need to be met.
Combining your degree is a great way to pursue multiple passions and broaden your career opportunities. A combined degree gives you an advantage for employment in competitive and rapidly changing workplaces, both in Australia and overseas.
If you want to study an approved combined degree option you can apply through the internal transfer process.
If you successfully complete the Flinders Foundation Studies program, you can apply to transfer to your preferred course.
While selection for most courses is competitive, entry is guaranteed into some courses.
Students who are currently admitted to a Bachelor degree, can apply to complete a second study area within the Bachelor of Letters. Consisting of only 36 units, the course is normally studied part-time over three years thus adding one extra year to your overall program of study.
Specialisations are available in:
If you are currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Science and have completed or are about to complete the first year (36 units or more), you can apply to transfer to the Bachelor of Medical Science (Laboratory Medicine). You must have successfully completed at least one year of full-time equivalent study and normally have achieved a grade point average of Credit or above in this study to be eligible to apply. Selection will be based on the GPA achieved from the study within the Bachelor of Medical Science only.
Successful applicants will transfer into either Year 2, 3 or 4 of the Bachelor of Medical Science (Laboratory Medicine) depending on the amount of previous study completed in the Bachelor of Medical Science.
Places in the Bachelor of Medical Science (Laboratory Medicine) are limited.
*Applicants should note that Bachelor of Medical Science (Laboratory Medicine) is not included as an eligible course under the Reserved Sub-quota for the Doctor of Medicine at Flinders University. Graduates of the Bachelor of Medical Science (Laboratory Medicine) will only be considered under the Flinders Graduate Sub-quota.
Applications for 2023 are now closed. Interviews will be held Friday 25 November 2022.
If you are currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Science you can apply to transfer to the second year of the Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science)/Master of Optometry double degree. You must have successfully completed at least one year of full-time equivalent study following a specific study plan and achieved a grade point average of Credit or above in this study to be eligible to apply.
Applicants who meet the entry requirements will be required to participate in an interview. Your interview score will count for 35% of an overall selection score and the remaining 65% will be based on academic merit using your grade point average.
The course also offers an Indigenous sub-quota and a rural and remote sub-quota for eligible students. To be considered for one of these sub-quotas you must submit the relevant declarations with your application.
Students wishing to apply for an Education degree must submit a Teaching Capabilities Statement with your application.
Students that commenced in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutrition Stream) OR the Bachelor of Human Nutrition prior to 2022 at Flinders University and are completing the course part-time, can apply internally for a Year 3 transfer to the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics. Further information about the process can be found on the below information flyer. Applications for 2023 entry have now closed
All communication regarding your application, including offers or additional information required, will be through your ‘preferred’ email address the Student Information System, so make sure your preferred email is up to date when submitting your application.
If you have successfully completed topics within a degree at Flinders and have been successful in your application to transfer to another degree at Flinders you may wish to apply for credit transfer.
Whilst completed core topics for the new degree transfer across automatically, any other topics you would like credited will need to done manually by lodging an application. As an existing Flinders student, you will not be required to provide an academic transcript or syllabus.
The course(s) you are applying for may have inherent requirements to meet during your studies. You should ensure you are aware of these when applying.
Follow the steps outlined in the Direct Application Guide to apply for an internal transfer at Flinders.
An application can be made for up to 3 courses in order of preference. You will be assessed for entry to the course you are eligible for as per your preferences.
If you need assistance in deciding which course(s) you wish to apply for, please contact us via AskFlinders or on 1300 354 633 (option 1) before you submit your application.
Not all courses are available from one semester to the next. Check the offered courses to determine if you can apply internally or if you need to submit your application through SATAC.
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